Mental Health Awareness For Managers
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In the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem at any one time, including in the workplace. Knowing how to respond to an employee who is struggling with their mental health is an essential step towards that individual getting the help and support they need.
This training course is suitable for managers who need an introduction to mental health and how it can present itself in the workplace. The course provides an overview of the common mental health problems people may experience, the symptoms and effects of them and what you should do to support any employees who are struggling. You will also learn how to promote positive mental health in your workplace and make adjustments; skills that will help you to give employees the support they require.
- Developed by business professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate Duration: 3 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who should take this course?
This course is suitable for those in a position of responsibility in their workplace, including managers, supervisors, employers or HR professionals. It will equip you with the knowledge you need to support your employees and promote positive mental health in your organisation.
The training provides an introduction to mental health and so no prerequisite knowledge or training is required.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
What is mental health? Statistics, common causes and symptoms, stigma, what you can do to help, mental health law at work and risk assessment.
|2||Types of Mental Health Problem|| |
An overview of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress, PTSD, phobias, schizophrenia, eating disorders, self-harm, loneliness and panic attacks.
|3||Managing a Mental Health Problem|| |
Tips to improve wellbeing, setting goals, peer support, sleep, diet, exercise, drugs and alcohol, mindfulness, taking a break, medication and recovery.
|4||Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace|| |
Why mental health is not discussed at work, recognising a problem, talking about mental health, supporting a colleague, promoting a healthy workplace and tips for managers.
|5||Workplace Adjustments|| |
Why are adjustments needed and what is meant by an adjustment? Fit notes, adjustments to the workplace, helping an employee to return to work and tips for managers.
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Aims of the course
By the end of this course, learners will:
- Understand what is meant by 'mental health'.
- Be aware of the legal responsibilities that employers have in regards to mental health.
- Have an understanding of some of the most common mental health problems.
- Understand ways in which people can manage their individual mental health to make everyday living easier.
- Be aware of how to support a colleague with a mental health problem in the workplace.
- Understand how to promote a healthy, non-discriminatory working environment.
- Have knowledge of the workplace adjustments that can be made to help an employee with a mental health problem.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.